You’ve no doubt seen the four page wrap around cover on this newspaper outlining some of the exciting changes we are making to your community newspaper.
We live in a digital world and it is growing by leaps and bounds. Unfortunately, not everything about that growth has proven to be used for the betterment of our citizens.
I recall vividly my father pointing out on many occasions as I grew up; “Money doesn’t grow on trees, son!”
Once again we are proud to join with members of the free community newspaper industry this July to celebrate the services provided to over 50 million homes around this great nation.
Violence and needless deaths have been a part of the human race since the beginning of time, but it appears we’ve learned little from those who came before us.
Nine days in and still no sight of the two escaped, convicted killers Matt and Sweat.
Has our society today lost nearly all concern for civility?
Some days it’s hard to be optimistic and positive about the future. Current events around the world and here at home cause us to wonder what the future holds.
Local, home grown businesses in our rural areas provide so much more to the stability of our community economy than many realize.
Tolerance and respect for the beliefs of others provided they did not harm anyone was at one time considered a freedom of expression.
We’ve watched the threats continually increase over the years. This nation and others have watched as embers of terrorism surface quickly and then fade into memory, almost as quickly as they appeared.
We’ve been hearing the trash talk for years now. You poor folks in the newspaper business. The Internet is eating your lunch.
I don’t know about you, but I’m certainly not ready for the presidential race. It seems the election cycle never really ends.
Living in our free society has many perks and benefits. All too often we never really appreciate how good we have it until we face that unexpected event that could change ones life dramatically.
In the world in which we live today, opinions are no longer left at the water cooler, corner bar or on the front porch.
Life is never easy. That statement is true for all of us, even those who seem to live gifted lives. Everyday life is full of challenges and difficult to understand, frustrating events.
President Obama recently floated the idea of making it a mandatory requirement for United States citizens to vote in elections, while speaking to a civic group in Cleveland.
Earlier this week the country celebrated Freedom of Information Day. This week is also celebrated as Sunshine Week.
It seems each day we wake up to some strange news story that causes us to shake our heads in wonder and amazement. Some positive and others, well not so.
Last year I stated the hand writing has been on the wall for some time. That our great fears are coming to pass and no one is taking the proper steps to fix what is clearly a bad and ill conceived law.
For years America used the conventional air waves of the Soviet block broadcasting Radio Free Europe and on the Island of Cuba with Radio Free Cuba.
Unless you can tell it’s a check inside the envelope, a letter from the IRS strikes fear in most Americans.
We’ve all heard the story about the one that got away. Each time we hear it, the story gets more elaborate while the prey gets bigger, faster and even more elusive.
This past week as our editorial team discussed this week’s opinion piece regarding the govenor’s new school initiative and how that appears to be tying the hands of adminstrators and school boards with respect to their budgets, I could not help but wear my manager’s hat.
Superbowl weekend is finally upon us.
Over the last few weeks since publishing the editorial titled, Abolish Protect the Adirondacks and several subsequent columns addressing our approach to drafting editorial positions, we’ve witnessed a tremendous response from readers and even other media outlets.
Those who choose to commit terror have been around since the beginning of time.
Mistakes and missteps are a part of life. No one is immune from making them. It’s how we choose to acknowledge and deal with them that makes all the difference in the world.
2015 already? I can’t believe how fast the years seem to fly by.
This time of year we all think about others and putting a smile on the faces of those we love.
Most Americans are attempting to make sense of the demonstrations and civil unrest taking place around the country as a result of the unfortunate deaths of Micheal Brown and Eric Gardner.
Congress went back to work this week with a number of critical decisions to be made in the next two weeks before the curtain closes on the hundred and thirteenth congressional session.
On behalf of all of us here at Denton Publications, let me wish you a happy, safe and thankful Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
By now you’ve no doubt seen or heard of Jonathon Gruber, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology health economist who helped craft the Affordable Care Act.
When someone makes one of the following statements how do you feel?
By the time you read this column the long awaited results from the 2014 mid-term election are now known.
Last week will be footnoted as a week of needless deaths.
I worry at times about using this column too often to complain about a variety of topics that, to me, seems to have our country going in the wrong direction.
I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you for the encouraging responses the staff and I have been receiving, regarding our news content in the papers.
Remember back to last year when the partial shutdown of the federal government brought about so much doom and gloom?
I’ve been very fortunate in my lifetime.
Bad behavior has been around from the beginning of time and through the ages in the end it nearly always ends badly for those who use brut force to inflict injury on others and resolve disputes.
Last week seemed to be full of contradictions both in words and deeds.
Just who or what are our major threats these days?
The US Economy and workplace were changed forever, as a result of the Great Recession, according to a recent poll taken by the John H. Center of Workforce Development at Rutgers.
I hope you found the last few weeks of value, as I gave way from my weekly column to allow candidates running for office this fall to properly introduce themselves and their planned intentions if they are elected.
I want you to know that we are following up on the offer I made few weeks back and how we plan to organize and give fair time to all who accept the offer.
July is Free Community Newspaper Month.
This week I am turning over my space to a well written column by Robert Morrison, who is a senior fellow at the Family Research Council.
No one I’ve ever spoken with nor have I ever heard anyone, anywhere say, “I really like these political attack ads!”